Star Actor Lee Young-ae
(39) will become a mother after one year of marriage.
A spokesperson for Lee Young-ae
's agency, Storm S Company, delivered the announcement on July 23, saying, "Lee Young-ae
is expecting a baby. Further details will be announced later". The spokesperson said, "She needs to be careful in the early stages of pregnancy, so we will tell you more exact information later".
had secretly married a Korean-American surnamed Jung last August in Hawaii in the Unites States, and her announcement -- made after the marriage -- had been surprising news for her fans. She had simply revealed her husband to be a Korean-American who had graduated from Illinois University majoring in engineering, and now works at a IT company.
After she had appeared in the movie "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
" in 2005, she has not participated in any works. She started to begin a doctoral course at Han Yang University majoring in theater and film from September right after her marriage, and has concentrated on studying for the past year.
She rarely does outdoor activities, so she became a news topic when her photo was taken by a reporter when she went to watch the basketball finals between KCC and Mobis held at Jamsil Gymnasium last April.